IMPD investigating fatal shooting on southeast side

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INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - Metro Police are investigating a shooting on the southeast side that turned fatal Saturday morning.

At 9:20 a.m., Southeast District officers were called to the 1500 block of Minnesota Street, west of State Avenue, on a report of shooting.

They found a man shot there, and he later died after medics took him to the hospital.

Police later identified the man as 42-year-old Richard Pettry Jr.

Homicide investigators took two people downtown to IMPD offices for questioning.

Anyone with information about the shooting should call the homicide office at (317) 327-3475 or Crime Stoppers at (317) 262-TIPS.